Welcome To New Community Constable Simon Fox

Community policing is about investing time in developing relationships. That is the foundation for positive influence and problem-solving. So says the new Browns Bay community constable Simon Fox. A former tradie with a science degree, Simon moved to Auckland from England's south coast in 2004. During his seven years as a police officer, he has [...]

Welcome To New Community Constable Simon Fox2021-06-08T13:38:09+12:00

Inspired By Our Environment

A community beautification initiative funded by Auckland Council's graffiti prevention team is bringing life to the perimeter wall around Browns Bay police station. The collaboration between NZ Police, council, recreational services and Northcross Intermediate School, with a mural designed and led by local artist Juliana Coelho, was inspired by the environment and activity of Browns [...]

Inspired By Our Environment2021-06-08T13:38:43+12:00

Whale Tail Sculpture Comes to Browns Bay

The next leg of the journey for the whale tail entitled 'Where You Belong - Ocean Series' has begun. Now that internationally renowned local artist Jane Mason Studios has finished painting the sculpture, the local community can enjoy this unique piece of artwork created specifically for our town. It is on display in the empty [...]

Whale Tail Sculpture Comes to Browns Bay2021-05-19T16:17:25+12:00

Winners of the SHOP LOCAL for Mother’s Day Promotion

Thanks to everyone who entered the SHOP LOCAL for MOTHER'S DAY promotion. It was a bumper competition with over 4,200 entries. Here are the five lucky winners: CHRISTIANE FEVRE - Friday flo cardi, Namaskar silk scarf, and a Louenhide handbag to the value of $300 from Bath Boutique. Winning ticket from Augenstein's Jewellers & Watch [...]

Winners of the SHOP LOCAL for Mother’s Day Promotion2021-05-19T12:50:36+12:00

New Wallart Beautifies Browns Bay

During the Summer of 2021 we collaborated with two exceptionally talented and accomplished local artists, Jane Mason and Ester Tongs, who produced stunning wall art that enhances our town centre, and attracts a lot of attention to boot! Huge thanks to Jane and Ester for their very generous contributions to improving Browns Bay's townscape.   [...]

New Wallart Beautifies Browns Bay2021-03-04T11:03:04+12:00

Welcome to The Clyde

John and Pauline Purdon moved from Glasgow to Rothesay Bay in 1997. As the new owners of The Clyde (formerly Velvet Gypsy) they arguably offer customers the best of both worlds:  high professional standards (honed during more than 30 years in corporate) combined with warm Scottish hospitality. "We want our patrons to enjoy an old-fashioned, [...]

Welcome to The Clyde2020-06-17T16:23:15+12:00

Whale Tales 2022

Thanks to the voters who helped to select the design of a beautiful piece of art which could eventually become part of Browns Bay’s landscape. The Whale Tales 2022 art trail will showcase 100 uniquely designed whale tail sculptures throughout Auckland for 10 weeks. This event is run by WWF-New Zealand, in partnership with Wild [...]

Whale Tales 20222021-03-03T18:09:42+12:00

Coronavirus: Looking after our own backyard

An update from Kim Murdoch, Town Centre Manager. The world is in the throes of a pandemic that hits at the heart of us all. These are unusual and worrying times that will have lasting effects on every level. Will our elderly parents come through unscathed? Will our small local businesses survive? How long [...]

Coronavirus: Looking after our own backyard2020-04-14T14:09:27+12:00

The beachfront of the future? La playa del futuro?

The beachfront of the future? Could Spanish design innovation inspire a solution to the village's car parking conundrum – and reinvigorate the heart of the town? After reading the article about Browns Bay's wharf in the Feb/March issue of ShoreLines, Anne and Rick Dezoete contacted the magazine, saying: Yes, to a wharf [...]

The beachfront of the future? La playa del futuro?2020-04-03T16:13:26+12:00
Go to Top